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Fashion revue judging results "Summer Nights" was the theme for this year's Big Stone County 4-H Fashion Revue activity, which was held on Thursday, July 16th at the Clinton-Graceville Elementary School in Clinton. Twenty-three pur- chased and constructed outfits were modeled and judged in the morning and the public revue was held in the evening. The results of the "Clothes You Buy" Fashion Revue is Christina Kleindl earning grand and reserve champion. The "Clothes You Make" :: ii ;i:.>, Fashion Revue Champion is Heather Smart and the reserve champion is Meghan Smart. Gift certificates for the Clothes You Buy and Clothes You Make Fashion Revue champions were donated by the J.C. Penney Catalog Store/Liebe Drug of Ortonville. The "Clothes You Buy" Fashion Revue Honor Court includes Christina Kleindl for two outfits, Anna Schumacher, and Shelley Haggerty. Honorable mention belongs to Sheila Krueger, Sally Helgeson and Sally Maas. "Clothes You Make" Honor Court includes Heather Smart, Sally Helgeson, Anna Schumacher and Meghan Smart. Honorable men- tion belongs to Shelley Haggerty and Emily Haggerty. The rock and roll evening revue sparkled with glitter and lights. Assisting in ,the evening were the emcees Brian Krueger and Becca Reisdorph and film crew of Jessica Chase. The Almond Highlanders 4-H Club served rootbeer floats at inter- mission while scenes from "Grease" were shown. choices and to take chances. Let's gi,e them some structure and predictability in the daily routines. Let's tell our children's teachers about what our children like and how they learn best. Let's spport the classroom personnel and cheerfully volunteer to help out. I want what is best for the next generation and as parents, we need to encourage our children to learn something new everyday - regardless of whether they attend a daily kindergarten program or go to school alternating days. Let's do what we can do to help the local school district educate our children! Respectfully, Kristi Karels. P.S. If you feel you are doing your best for your children, or you don't even have kids around anymore, open your eyes and your hearts. There are a lot of needy children around town that would love to have you as a friend. I Pheasants' Forever Letters to the editor fair booth winners Winners of the Big Stone County Dear Editor, I attended a portion of the July school board meeting on July 20th. I appreciate having the Board revisit the Kindergarten scheduling issue. After hearing considerable discussions about children's skills, parent's expectations, and what other successful schools do it seems that of the area schools, a four full day per week schedule affects children's skills and retention the most. since this option is out of reach finan.ially and physically for our district, I have another proposal. Parents ... Let's spend more time with our children doing things that interest them. Let's invite two-way conversations with our children many times each day. Let's meet their friends. Let's find out what they like to do. Let's do things their way more often. Let's compliment our children. Let's encourage them to make good I Public notices - - . _  ...... i [ . [ NOTICE NOTICE OF VARIANCE REQUEST PUBLIC HEARING BY THE BOARD OF APPEAL AND ADJUSTMENT OF ,THE CITY OF ORTONVILLE Notice is hereby given that on Tuesday., August 11, 1998, the City of Ortonvllle's Board of Appeal and Adjustment will hold a Public Hearing at the City Offices located at 315 Madison Avenue at 5:30 p.m. At the Public Hearing the Board will consider a conditional use request by Marlene Henrichs of 925 Oak Avenue, Ortonvflle, MN for a residence to be built on Rita Road. The legal description of the property is Lot One (1) Course-Air 1st Addition, City of Ortonville. The conditional use request, if approved, would allow Marlene Henrichs to operate a single station beauty salon in the house to be located on said property. Section Fifteen (15), Subdivision Six (6)(G) of the Zoning Ordinance requires that home occupations, including beauty parlors, shall require conditional use permits. Persons desiring to be heard with reference to the proposed variance request will be heard at this meeting. ORTONVILLE PLANNING COMMISSION/BOARD OF APPEAL AND ADJUSTMENT (July 28, 1998) NOTICE NOTICE OF VARIANCE REQUEST PUBMC HEARING BY THE BOARD OF APPEAL AND ADJUSTMENT OF THE CITY OF ORTONVILLE Notice is hereby given that on Tuesday, August 11, 1998, the City of Ortonville's Board of Appeal and Adjustment will hold a Public Hearing at the City Offices located at 315 Madison Avenue at 5:30 p.m. At the Public Hearing the Board will consider a variance request by Terrence Gere of 554 Park Avenue North, Ortonville, MN. The legal description of the property is Lot Eighteen (18)and the Southerly one half (1/2) of Lot Seventeen (17) Nielson Addition, City of Ortonville. The variance request, if approved, would allow the Terrence Gore to build a 24x28 garage two feet from the North property hne. Section Five (5), Subdivis,on Seven (7)(B) of the Zoning Ordinance requires that the width of the side yards be not less than ten (10) feet from the side lot line. Persons desiring to be heard with reference to the proposed variance request will be heard at this meeting. ORTONVILLE PLANNING COMMISSION/BOARD OF APPEAL AND ADJUSTMENT (July 28, 1998) Pheasants' Forever drawing held at the Big Stone County Fair are as follows. Norway Pine Tree winners are Joanne Schmeichel, Odessa, Eda Stein, Clinton, Idella Ross, Ortonville and Darwin Karsky, Clinton. Winner of the banquet meal ticket was Karen Koch, Ortonville and winner of the Pheasants' Forever cap was Harlan Hanson, Ortonville. Raffety enters plea on damage charge Jonathan Mark Raffety, 20 of Ortonville pleaded no(guilty to the charge of criminal damage to property in the first degree at'an arraignment hearing Wednesday at the Big Stone County Courthouse. The charge, which carries a maximum penalty of five years in jail, a $10,000 fine or both. will be set for a jury trial. The date of the trial will be determined August 3, according to court doccuments. Hospice drawing winners named Ortonville/Graceville Rice Hospice branch is proud to announce the winners of the Big Stone County Fair Drawing: Third Prize - Collector's Plate went to Pare Schneck of Clinton. Second Prize - Sampler by "Carol" went to Audrey Bender of Clinton. First Prize - Farm Print by artist Ken Zylla went to Jean Pansch of Graceville. Thanks to all those who participated with their donations to the Ortonville/Graceville Hospice Program. FOR EVEN BETTER SERVICE... We've added a heated urethane system to our windshield replacement operation. This system provides a faster cure time and eliminates the risk of leakage. No need to wait until spring to replace your windshield. 1998 ORTONVILLE COUPLES GOLF COMMITTEE members are shown here after successful event last weekend. Seated are, front row, Norm Davis, Blair Johnson, Lori and Jerry Wiegman; back row, Gen Davis, Tony Rausch, Anne Johnson, Val and Paula Rausch Wiegman. Not pictured is Deb Rausch. Countryside to hold immunization clinics Countryside Public Health Service is sponsoring immunization clinics at the following times and places for the month of August: Graceville - Hi-Lo Apartments, Aug. 17, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Madison - 422 5th Avenue, Aug. 26, 3 to 5:30 p.m. Ortonville - 47 NW 2nd St., #104, Aug. 3, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Consent forms for children under age 18 must be signed by a parent or guardian. Please bring the child's previous immunization record. We ask for a $5 administration charge for each vaccine. If you are otl Medical Assistance, GAMC, or MinnesotaCare, please bring your current card to the clinic. Most major health plans cover the immunization costs. GETTING READY TO HUNT FOR BURIED TREASURE at the penny hunt held at Appreciation Day Saturday (Above pix). Below, Elizabeth Freiberg of Annandale and cousin .. of Sartell throw darts, at the dart game. Proceeds from the game went towards the new equipment at the Belhngham Elementary School. Now tl ru Saturday, Aug. 1st Entire Summer Clothing Stock Must Go To Make Room for Fall Merchandise UNBELIEVABLE PRICES! StopinandeeuatodaY!siO..e3e,,C.&lLiL HNDAANDSiEVEarereadytohandleyouraetomotivegl, needs, llAMBRRSAI -P_R OG R E $-S l E SPORTING GOODS & Rick and Cindy Chamberlain Main Street Ortonvillo, MN 56278 Phone COLLISION & GLASS CENTER, INC. Steve and Linda Roggenbuck 109 SE 2nd St., Ortonville, MN 56278 * (320) 839-2255 Page 10  INDEPENDENT